In January of next year, Scott and Kathy Gilreath will adopt Clare, a 2-year-old girl with special needs, from China.
Every Friday morning at the Richmond Hill Public Library, more than a dozen kids gather around Cheyenne Kozaily to listen to her read classic childhood favorites, like Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" or Laura Numeroff's "If You Give a Pig a Pancake."
Emily Fromme loves horses.
Forget Jenny Craig and Jared "The Subway Guy" Fogle; Richmond Hill has its own weight-loss icon - Jennifer Kantanen.
Arts on the Coast will celebrate the art and history of Bryan County with its third annual Richmond Hill Historical Society Art Show at 6 p.m. on Sept. 6 at the Richmond Hill Museum.
Making the transition from a personal home to an assisted-living facility is a difficult decision that many senior citizens and their families are forced to make.
John Fournier's life changed dramatically in 2007 when he crashed his Suzuki GXR-750 motorcycle on a Savannah back road.
Two years ago, local Boy Scout Daniel Winters helped his troop collect school supplies for the first ever collection drive for The Matthew Freeman Project: Pens and Paper for Peace.
After undergoing back surgery and suffering from arthritis of the knee, doctors told retired Army officer and physical therapist Sandra Elliott that she'd never be able to run again.
The Ogeechee Riverkeeper gained dozens of new members Saturday at its 2012 membership drive at Love's Seafood Restaurant in Richmond Hill.
It's been a dream for three area dog lovers that South Bryan County have its own dog park. Now they're trying to make that dream come true.
Dozens of car enthusiasts braved the heat Saturday to check out the car show at Richmond Hill's Independence Day celebration in J.F. Gregory Park.
Mitchell Gramazio, a 17-year-old employee at the Richmond Hill McDonald's on Ford Avenue, received a $1,000 college scholarship from the fast food chain last Wednesday.
A promotional video featuring Richmond Hill will reach homes across the southeast at noon June 16 when it airs during a documentary about the Ford Motor Company on WGSA.
The Richmond Hill Public Library is encouraging readers of all ages to dream big this summer.
Two local businesses - the Richmond Hill branch of the Navy Federal Credit Union and the Richmond Hill City Center - along with several local individuals recently made donations to help give sets of books and matching plush toys to children in Gold Star Families who are a part of the Snowball Express.
Marion Neeley, assistant manager of Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill, faces the questions this week:
Jan. 23-24: Doo Wop and Rock Festival - Doo Wop and Rock is a two-day celebration of the good, old-time rock 'n' roll. The show features eight legendary rock 'n' roll artists from the 1950s and '60s, with four artists each night. The event will take place at the Lucas Theatre for the Arts in downtown Savannah. For more information and ticket pricing, go to www.festival15.com or call 525-5040.
Auditions soon will be under way. The Richmond Hill Community Theatre is looking for actors ages 7 and older to audition for the upcoming production of "The Wizard of Oz."
Emily Speer is an actress with the Richmond Hill Community Theatre. Here are a few of her thoughts:
Jan. 16: Spring Fashion Show - Magnolia Manor will present a Spring Fashion Show, sponsored by Bon Worth, to the community. Come see what's new for spring or volunteer to be a model for the show. The fashion show begins at 3 p.m. For more information or to participate, contact Julie Licavoli at 756-4300, ext. 101.
Local community members took down their holiday decorations and dropped off their live Christmas trees at J.F. Gregory Park to be recycled. The trees were put into a wood chipper to create mulch. Tiffany Stroud caught some of the action on her camera.
Upcoming events selected by Life on the Hill staff:
Richmond Hill resident Audrey Singleton, owner of the Richmond Hill Montessori Preschool, recently was recognized by the Georgia Child Care Association. For her 20 years of service to childhood education, fellow child-care facility owners who felt Singleton had made a commitment to the industry throughout the year nominated her for the honor.
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